tompion


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tom·pi·on

 (tŏm′pē-ən)
n.
Variant of tampion.

tompion

(ˈtɒmpɪən)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a variant of tampion
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tompion - plug for the muzzle of a gun to keep out dust and moisturetompion - plug for the muzzle of a gun to keep out dust and moisture
plug, stopple, stopper - blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
References in classic literature ?
The Great Pump Room is a spacious saloon, ornamented with Corinthian pillars, and a music-gallery, and a Tompion clock, and a statue of Nash, and a golden inscription, to which all the water-drinkers should attend, for it appeals to them in the cause of a deserving charity.
"Couldn't even get the tompions out of his guns," as he explained the matter to the Doctor that evening.
For at its heart is a gem: the smallest ebony table clock ever made by Thomas Tompion, and almost certainly that commissioned for Queen Mary II around 1693 (Fig.
Tompion Platt, director of advocacy and engagement at Ramblers (ramblers.org.uk), says: "A big motivation for joining our walking groups - we have over 500 groups across the UK who often do several walks a week - is the social aspect of it.
Tompion Platt from Living Streets told the Paisley Daily Express: "Going for a walk with a loved one is a great way to make your heart healthy and happy.
El talento de afamados relojeros como Thomas Tompion, Daniel Quare y George Graham potencio la creacion de maquinas dotadas de importantes innovaciones tecnicas que preconizaron la relojeria moderna.
Each man's rifle had to have a tompion, or barrel stopper, a device resembling a wooden clothespin and served to keep out snow, mud, rain, and dirt.
Tompion Platt, Head of Policy, Living Streets, London
Tompion Platt, Head of Policy and Research at Living Streets, London
Lac'd in her Cosins new appear'd the Bride, A Bubble-boy and Tompion at her Side, And with an Air divine her Colmar ply'd.
"They're just not practical in smaller homes, so their value has gone down, -unless you happen to own a Thomas Tompion clock.